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Anthony Sindelar

NORFOLK — Services for Anthony J. “Tony” Sindelar, 94, Omaha, formerly of Norfolk, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. Burial will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted the Nebraska Army National Guard Honor Guard, American Legion Post 16 and VFW Post 1644.

Visitation will begin an hour prior to the services at the church. Masks and social distancing at the funeral and visitation are requested by the family.

He died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha.

Home for Funerals in Norfolk is in charge of arrangements.


Anthony Joseph was born Dec. 22, 1925, in Lindsay, to Edward and Catherine Sindelar. One of six brothers and one sister, Tony graduated from Cedar Rapids High School and entered the Army in November 1945. He served through Jan. 2, 1947, in both the Pacific and European theaters.

Tony lived and worked in Norfolk for more than 30 years, as a small business owner and then as an executive in the trucking industry. He subsequently moved to Omaha and spent 10 years with Wynne Trucking.

Tony is survived by his loving spouse of 70 years, Norma Jean (Twiestmeyer); his sons, Tim (spouse Marie), Ron and Terry; his grandchildren, Katherine, Margaret, Alexander, Anthony, Michael and Devin; step-grandchildren Anna and David; his brother, Milton; and his sister, Catherine.

Tony was preceded by his daughter, Michelle.

The Mass will be livestreamed on the Sacred Heart Parish Facebook page.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested One World, Community Health Centers, at Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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CONCORD — Graveside services for Arlene “Suzie” (Pearson) Johnson, 85, Concord, will be at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at Concord Cemetery in Concord. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church in Concord. Deb Hammer will officiate.

Services for Marilyn J. (Jacomet) Neubert, 85, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids, Minn. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

NORFOLK — Services for Alta M. Crandall, 91, Norfolk, are pending with Home for Funerals in Norfolk. She died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk.

ELGIN — Services for Clayton “Butch” Dozler, 79, Elgin, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. The Rev. Kevin Vogel will officiate with burial in the parish cemetery.

LAUREL — Services for Arlene R. “Suzie” Johnson, 85, Concord, are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel. She died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at the Hillcrest Care Center in Laurel.

PLAINVIEW — An outdoor service for William Beed, 89, Neligh, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at Crawford Valley United Methodist Church, 85895 532 Ave., in rural Plainview. The Rev. Bruce Phillips will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neligh with military rites.

STANTON — Services for Rosemary Kumm, 92, Stanton, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at Faith Lutheran Church in Stanton. The Rev. Timothy Booth will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery in rural Wisner.

NORFOLK — Services for Elaine V. Hanzlik, 91, Norfolk, were Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. The Rev. Patrick McLaughlin officiated. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

GRAND ISLAND — Services for Jerry Loney, 81, Grand Island, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Island. The Rev. Kelly Karges will officiate.

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